From The MReport.com 2/9/16 Although rents continue to rise at a rapid pace, many non-homeowners are still shying away from the real estate market due to down payment and credit score troubles. Zillow's Rent Forecast found that rents will flatten in 2016, but will still be unaffordable in most markets. This presents yet another challenge for … Continue reading Prospective Homeowners Held Back by Financial Situation
Is It Harder or Easier to Get a Mortgage Today? 1/28/16 . The federal government has made borrowing money easier for homebuyers with less traditional housing situations and lower incomes while making it more difficult for buyers with burdensome student loan and other debt to get mortgages. The changes are intended to reflect the realities … Continue reading Is It Harder or Easier to Get a Mortgage Today?
From Trulia.com 11/11/15 Home-buying and selling is stressful — and with industry acronyms and real estate terms flying at you from all directions, you may feel overwhelmed navigating your new real estate reality. Whether you’re a first-time homebuyer sifting through homes for sale in Chicago, or a seasoned investor, there’s always more to learn. Trulia’s … Continue reading The ABC’s of Real Estate
From USNews 5/11/15 Most people will need a mortgage to buy a home. That means that not only do you need to shop for a home, you need to shop for a home loan. But a survey of 2013 borrowers by the U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau found that almost half of borrowers didn't shop … Continue reading 10 Tips for Finding the Best Deal on Your Mortgage
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Report: Five Major Developments to Bolster Housing in 2015. Click on the link above to check out this article. It is very informative for you whether you are a First-Time Buyer or seasoned buyer.
Renters: Are You Ready to Buy a Home? from Zillow 1/8/15 For renters planning to buy a home, preliminary steps like creating a budget and saving for a down payment are obvious. Here are five more advanced steps toward moving out of your rental and into a dream home of your own. Understand the full cost of … Continue reading Are You Ready to Buy a Home?
3 percent down payments are back, but are they a good idea? From Yahoo Homes 12/31/14 Do you have decent credit, a good job, and want to buy a home, but don’t have enough money for a 10 or even 5 percent down payment? Well, there may be some hope. Recently, Freddie Mac and Fannie … Continue reading 3 percent down
From Credit.com 12/23/14 Housing economists and would-be homebuyers are finding reasons for optimism as 2015 nears. To be fair, the bar’s set pretty low after a tough year for housing. However, there are some genuinely encouraging signs that next year will be better for prospective buyers. Economic recovery and an improving job market will go … Continue reading 4 Reasons It Will Be Easier to Buy a Home in 2015